Ukrainian Refugees: Report from the Front Lines

Panel discussion featuring experts from both sides of the Atlantic

A panel discussion in Washington, D.C., on June 15 at 11 a.m. ET, sponsored jointly by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) and the Hungarian Migration Research Institute (MRI), will examine the challenges posed by the Ukrainian refugee crisis.

Read More: Ukrainian Refugees in Europe and the U.S.

The Value of Foreign Degrees by Source Country

Using data from the National Survey of College Graduates, this report shows not only that foreign degrees as a whole are less valuable in the U.S. than U.S. degrees, but also that their value varies substantially depending on the specific country or region where the degrees were earned.

Immigration Cannot Significantly Reduce Inflation

The evidence is clear that given the pay structure in America, even a significant reduction in wages in lower-wage sectors of the economy brought about through immigration cannot substantially reduce overall consumer prices.

Estimating the Illegal Immigrant Population Using the Current Population Survey

Using the Census Bureau's monthly Current Population Survey, we estimate that in January 2022 there were 11.35 million illegal immigrants in the country — a 1.13 million increase over the 10.22 million in January 2021. Our preliminary estimate for February of this year is 11.46 million.

Read also: Why We Have Confidence in the Data We Used to Estimate the Number of Illegal Immigrants

ICE Deportations Drop: Administration Hiding Data

The Biden administration’s lack of transparency on the impact of its controversial immigration policies suggests it knows the policies are disastrous for public safety. Congress must immediately demand that all data contained in the hidden report be made public.

New ICE Report Touts Improved Enforcement — Until Compared to Last Year

Biden Administration Still Hiding ICE Enforcement and Removal Report

Panel: Ukrainian Refugees
Panel: Ukrainian Refugees
The Value of Foreign Degrees
The Value of Foreign Degrees
Immigration and Inflation
Immigration and Inflation
Estimating the Illegal Population
Estimating the Illegal Population
ICE Deportations Drop
ICE Deportations Drop

Panel discussion featuring experts from both sides of the Atlantic

A panel discussion in Washington, D.C., on June 15 at 11 a.m. ET, sponsored jointly by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) and the Hungarian Migration Research Institute (MRI), will examine the challenges posed by the Ukrainian refugee crisis.

Read More: Ukrainian Refugees in Europe and the U.S.

Using data from the National Survey of College Graduates, this report shows not only that foreign degrees as a whole are less valuable in the U.S. than U.S. degrees, but also that their value varies substantially depending on the specific country or region where the degrees were earned.

The evidence is clear that given the pay structure in America, even a significant reduction in wages in lower-wage sectors of the economy brought about through immigration cannot substantially reduce overall consumer prices.

Using the Census Bureau's monthly Current Population Survey, we estimate that in January 2022 there were 11.35 million illegal immigrants in the country — a 1.13 million increase over the 10.22 million in January 2021. Our preliminary estimate for February of this year is 11.46 million.

Read also: Why We Have Confidence in the Data We Used to Estimate the Number of Illegal Immigrants

The Biden administration’s lack of transparency on the impact of its controversial immigration policies suggests it knows the policies are disastrous for public safety. Congress must immediately demand that all data contained in the hidden report be made public.

New ICE Report Touts Improved Enforcement — Until Compared to Last Year

Biden Administration Still Hiding ICE Enforcement and Removal Report

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About the Iraqi Asylum Seeker Who Allegedly Wanted to Import an ISIS Terrorist Hit Squad

An Ohio FBI criminal complaint from a complex sting investigation alleges that a self-proclaimed ISIS fighter seeking asylum in the Buckeye State, who claimed to have killed “many Americans in Iraq between 2003 and 2006” while operating in a hit squad called “Thunder,” plotted to smuggle up to eight of his brethren over the southern border to kill former President George W. Bush at his Dallas residence.

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Home Is Better

The Hungary-Ukraine border shows it makes more sense to care for refugees in their own region

Whatever funds we spend on refugee protection should be focused almost exclusively on helping people where they are, not assisting them to move permanently across the ocean. Doing so is both less expensive – allowing many more to be helped – and makes it easier for people to return when the emergency is over.